“there is a very urgent need to interpret the courtyard at the rear of the Hall. Since it is a Palladian building, we all know its importance for Orkney. Palladian farm courtyards, by their nature are very rare indeed.
Please come along to Orphir Community Centre on Saturday 14th March – 11:30am – 5:00pm
“you can all take part – give your views – and suggestions – on what you would like to see happening at the Hall, on-going.”
were there trees at Clestrain, and, in particular, fruit trees, growing in the lovely walled garden there?
The John Rae Society and Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology (ORCA) put their heads together and held an archive training workshop on the 27th April 2019
“match funding is required to help create a development plan to ensure that the project for the restoration of the Hall of Clestrain is sustainable”
Even the weather joined in the celebrations for the Open Day on Saturday 21st September – blue skies, beautiful sunshine, and a slight breeze – just enough to keep the midges away.
When I’m unwell, and can’t face even reading a book, I turn to a heap of old National Geographics which we have in a cupboard.
CELEBRATING THE 250TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE COMPLETION OF THE HALL OF CLESTRAIN
The extra-ordinary, free-standing stone stairway at Clestrain, has been photographed many times